Kathleen O. Kesten, MA, LMFT, RN, MS

Education & Experience

Bachelor's of Science in Nursing, 1980; Master's of Science in Nursing 1986. Registered Nurse and Family Nurse Practitioner. Master's of Arts in Counseling Psychology 2006. Certification as a Domestic Violence Counselor.

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Volunteer Therapist for Bay Area Cancer Connections in Palo Alto

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Depression
  • Domestic Violence
  • Family Issues
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Stress Management
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples


  • English


Lyra and any PPO plan as an Out of Network Provider-invoice given to client to submit to insurance.